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SELECTED WORKS BY MARY ROBINSON

Those interested in a more in-depth analysis are encouraged to explore Robinson’s many writings and opinion pieces in The Irish Times and other Irish newspapers.  In addition, a list of reported cases in which Mary Robinson spoke appears as Appendix II of O’Sullivan’s Mary Robinson: the Life and Times of an Irish Liberal.


Robinson, Mary. “Citizen Expectations and Trust in the State.” Speech to Plenary Session I, presented at the 7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government. U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), U.N. Headquarters Vienna, June 26, 2007. http://www.unpan.org/DPADM/GlobalForum/7thGlobalForum/tabid/601/Default.aspx.

———. “The Challenges We Face Demand a Comprehensive Vision of the Sort of Society We Want to See Emerge.” Irish Times. Dublin, Ireland, August 24, 2009. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0824/1224253137908.html.

A Voice for Human Rights, book cover
A Voice for Somalia, book cover
The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, Vol.24

———. A Voice for Human Rights. Kevin Boyle, ed. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. [library catalog record].

———. A Voice for Somalia. Dublin, Ireland: O’Brien Press, 1992. [library catalog record].

———. “Address by Uachtarán na hÉireann Mary Robinson - 02 February, 1995 - Tithe an Oireachtais.” Speech to Irish Parliament (Oireachtas), February 2, 1995. http://www.oireachtas.ie/viewdoc.asp?fn=/documents/addresses/2Feb1995.htm.

———. “Address by Uachtarán na hÉireann Mary Robinson - 8 July, 1992 - Tithe an Oireachtais.” Speech to Irish Parliament (Oireachtas), July 8, 1992. http://www.oireachtas.ie/viewdoc.asp?fn=/documents/addresses/8Jul1992.htm.

———. “Herman Phleger Lecture: Constitutional Shifts in Europe and the United States: Learning from Each Other.” Stanford Journal of International Law 32, no. 1 (Winter 1996). Available to the Stanford community from HeinOnline.

———. “Human Rights and Ethical Globalization.” In The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, 24: Vol. 24. The Tanner Lectures on Human Values. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2004. http://www.tannerlectures.utah.edu/lectures/documents/volume24/robinson_2003.pdf.

———. Realizing human rights: “take hold of it boldly and duly...” Fiftieth Anniversary Universal Declaration of Human Rights. New York: United Nations Dept. of Public Information, 1998. http://www.un.org/rights/50/dpi1938.htm.

———. “The Challenge of Human Rights Protection in Africa.” In The Tanner Lectures on Human Values, 24: Vol. 24. The Tanner Lectures on Human Values. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2004. http://www.tannerlectures.utah.edu/.


 

SELECTED WORKS ABOUT MARY ROBINSON

A Rising Public Voice: Women in Politics Worldwide. New York, N.Y.: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1995. [library catalog record].

Alston, Philip, and Mary Robinson, eds. Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. [library catalog record].

Associated Press. “Leftist Lawyer Is Elected President of Ireland.” The New York Times, November 10, 1990, sec. World. http://www.nytimes.com/1990/11/10/world/leftist-lawyer-is-elected-president-of-ireland.html.

Caldwell, Christopher. “Mary Robinson’s New Ireland.” The American Spectator 30, no. 11 (November 1997): 28. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

Clarity, James F. “Dublin Journal; Her Invitation to the Irish: Come Dance With Me.” The New York Times, July 2, 1992, sec. World. http://www.nytimes.com/1992/07/02/world/dublin-journal-her-invitation-to-the-irish-come-dance-with-me.html.

———. “Irish President Backs New Call for Peace in Ulster.” The New York Times, October 14, 1993, sec. World. http://www.nytimes.com/1993/10/14/world/irish-president-backs-new-call-for-peace-in-ulster.html.

Clear, Caitriona. “Mary Robinson.” In Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture, Vol. 2:630-631. Vol. 2. 3 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004. Available to the Stanford community from Gale.

Clifford, Michael. “Profile: Mary Robinson - Here’s to You Mrs Robinson.” Tribune Magazine, August 30, 2009. http://www.tribune.ie/magazine/features/article/2009/aug/30/profile-mary-robinson-heres-to-you-mrs-robinson/.

Cronin, Colleen. “Human Rights Not Privileges: Mary Robinson Visits Boise.” Boise Weekly, October 13, 2004. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

Crossette, Barbara. “Rights Chief At U.N. Says She’ll Leave in September.” New York Times, March 20, 2001. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

———. “U.N. Chief Picks Irish President to Be Top Aide on Human Rights.” The New York Times, June 13, 1997, sec. World. http://www.nytimes.com/1997/06/13/world/un-chief-picks-irish-president-to-be-top-aide-on-human-rights.html.

De Breadun, Deaglan. “Opinion: An Awkward Voice Which Will Go on Pushing Frontiers of Human Rights.” Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland), March 20, 2001. Available to the Stanford community from NewsBank.

Douglas, Carol Anne, Debony Heart, Jennie Ruby, and Karla Mantilla. “United Nations: Robinson to Leave Human Rights Post.” Off Our Backs 32, no. 5/6 (May 2002): 4. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

Edelstein, Amy. “Think Globally, Act Globally..” Women’s Review of Books 20, no. 5 (February 2003): 8. Available to the Stanford community from Ebsco.

Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights. Assessing Damage, Urging Action Report of the Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Human Rights. Geneva, Switzerland :: International Commission of Jurists,, 2009. http://icj.org/news.php3?id_article=4453%E3%80%88=en.

Fay, Marie-Therese. Northern Ireland’s Troubles: The Human Costs. Contemporary Irish Studies. London: Pluto Press, 1999. Available to the Stanford community from ebrary.

Finlay, Fergus. Mary Robinson: A President with a Purpose. Dublin, Ireland: O’Brien Press, 1990. [library catalog record].

Herizons. “Here’s to You, Mary Robinson.” Herizons 16, no. 1 (Summer 2002): 12. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

Horgan, John. Mary Robinson : A Woman of Ireland and the World. Niwot Colo.: Roberts Rinehart Publishers, 1997. [library catalog record].

———. Mary Robinson : an Independent Voice. Dublin, Ireland: O’Brien Press, 1997. [library catalog record].

Human Rights Watch. “Robinson Addresses Security Council: "It’s About Time".” Human Rights Watch. http://www.hrw.org/en/news/1999/09/15/robinson-addresses-security-council-its-about-time.

———. “U.N.: Robinson’s Departure a "Disappointment".” Human Rights Watch, March 17, 2002. http://www.hrw.org/en/news/2002/03/17/un-robinsons-departure-disappointment.

Irish diaspora. (2010). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved February 20, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_diaspora.

Irish Social Policy in Context. Dublin, Ireland: University College Dublin Press, 1999. [library catalog record].

Jones, Jack. In Your Opinion: Political and Social Trends in Ireland Through the Eyes of the Electorate. Dublin, Ireland: TownHouse and CountryHouse, 2001. [library catalog record].

Jones, Mary. “Mary Robinson: An Appreciation.” Irish Journal of Feminist Studies 3, no. 1 (Autumn 1998): 1-15. Available to the Stanford community from Ebsco.

Lewis, Anthony. “At Home Abroad; A Different President.” The New York Times, January 15, 1993, sec. Opinion. http://www.nytimes.com/1993/01/15/opinion/at-home-abroad-a-different-president.html.

Mary Robinson. “What We Expect From America.” The American Prospect 15, no. 10 (October 2004): A32. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

“Mary Robinson.” In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Robinson.

McDonald, Frank. “Irish Times: Having a Good Environment is a Fundamental Right - Robinson.” Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland), June 25, 1998. Available to the Stanford community from NewsBank.

McQuillan, Deirdre. Mary Robinson: A President in Progress. Goldenbridge, Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 1994. [library catalog record].

O’Leary, Olivia. Mary Robinson: the Authorised Biography. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1998. [library catalog record].

O’Sullivan, Michael. Mary Robinson: the Life and Times of an Irish Liberal. Dublin, Ireland: Blackwater Press, 1993. [ library catalog record].

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). “Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).” http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Pages/WelcomePage.aspx.

“Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.” In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_of_the_United_Nations_High_Commissioner_for_Human_Rights.

Preston, Jilua. “Departing Rights Commissioner Faults U.S.” New York Times, September 12, 2002. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

Realizing Rights. “Medal of Freedom Conferred on Mary Robinson by President Obama.” Realizing Rights, July 31, 2009. http://www.realizingrights.org/?option=content&task=view&id=432&Itemid=104.

———. “Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative,” 2002. http://www.realizingrights.org/.

Roosevelt, Eleanor. “In Your Hands,” United Nations, New York, March 27, 1958. http://www.udhr.org/history/inyour.htm.

Ross, John. “Human Rights Reality Check: Mary Robinson goes beyond the official story during a visit to Mexico.” Toward Freedom 49, no. 1 (April 30, 2000): 19. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

Rounds, Kate. “Women’s Right are Human Rights..” Ms. 12, no. 2 (Spring2002 2002): 74. Available to the Stanford community from Ebsco.

Rule, Sheila. “Dublin Journal; New President Sees a ’New Ireland ’; Could She Be a Startling Beginning?.” The New York Times, December 27, 1990, sec. World. http://www.nytimes.com/1990/12/27/world/dublin-journal-new-president-sees-new-ireland-could-she-be-startling-beginning.html.

Siggins, Lorna. Mary Robinson: the Woman Who Took Power in the Park. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1997. [library catalog record].

“Seanad Éireann.” In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seanad_%C3%89ireann.

Staunton, Denis. “Obama Presents Medal of Freedom to ’Crusader for Rights ’ Robinson.” Irish Times (Dublin, Ireland), August 13, 2009. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/0813/1224252500765.html

United Nations. Report of the United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, Durban, 31 August-8 September 2001. Durban, South Africa: United Nations, 2001. [library catalog record].

———. “Universal Declaration of Human Rights.” United Nations, December 10, 1948. http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/.

Wiseberg, Laurie. “Mary Robinson: The Challenges Ahead.” Human Rights Tribune 4, no. 4 (September 30, 1997): 5. Available to the Stanford community from ProQuest.

 


Selected Bibliography by James Jacobs, International Documents Librarian,
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